McKee, Greenwald Earn All-America Honors At NCAA Championships
Julienne McKee placed 23rd in triple jump
June 13, 2014
McKee placed 23rd in the triple jump with a distance of 12.42m (40-09.00). The Marietta, Ga., native competed Wednesday in the long jump and placed 20th with a distance of 6.09m (19-11.75).
McKee earned honorable mention All-America status from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association in both the long and triple jumps, marking the fifth and sixth All-America honors for McKee.
Junior Jeremy Greenwald ran in his first career NCAA Championship event in the 1500-meter semifinals and earned honorable mention All-America honors. He placed 17th with a time of 3:47.36, but it was not fast enough to qualify for the finals Saturday.
Jonathan Gardner wraps up the Jackets’ time in Eugene with the men’s triple jump Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The Chicago, Ill., native placed seventh in the triple jump with a distance of 15.86m (52-0.50) to earn a trip to his second career NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Saturday’s events will be broadcast live ESPNU starting at 5 p.m. ET, respectively.